Night of the Living Dead (1968) Restored Review

Night of the Living Dead (1968) Restored | Zombie Education Alliance

George A. Romero’s classic zombie thriller gets a much needed restoration and theatrical re-release The Days when Zombies were Smart and Humans were Brain Dead Night of the Living Dead (1968) Restored review (USA, 2017) by TS Alan It had been a while since I had seen Goerge A. Romero’s 1968 seminal film Night of the Living Dead. So when the Film Forum in New York City presented a theatrical run of the new 4K restoration from the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Foundation, there was no way I was going to miss an opportunity to see it. ...

Read More »

I Am a Hero Review

I Am a Hero Review | Zombie Education Alliance

The zombie genre gets a refreshing shot in the head in Shinsuke Sato’s I Am a Hero. A grisly and bloody live action adaption of the popular manga. I Am a Hero review (2016, Japan) by TS Alan By Japanese standards Hideo Suzuki (Yo Oizumi) could be considered a loser. He’s a 35-year-old manga artist assistant stuck in a low-paying job where he goes unappreciated. He also lives with his girlfriend and dreams of having his own work published. Although he works hard at his drawing, he is repeatedly rejected by the same publishing company that finds his work less ...

Read More »

Bullets For The Dead Review

Bullets for the Dead Review | Zombie Education Alliance

Aussie zombie film hits the target as a tribute to Spaghetti Westerns But misses the mark as a zombie flick. Bullets for the Dead review (2016, Australia) by TS Alan Bullets for the Dead is set in the American West circa 1870, and follows bounty hunter James Dalton (Christopher Sommers), who discovers the aftermath of a massacre while escorting gang leader Annie Blake (Vanessa Moltzen) and her band of outlaws to the sheriff. After thwarting a holdup, Dalton takes Blake and her cronies into custody and heads off to a distant train station in order transport them to Driftwood to ...

Read More »

Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies Review

Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies Review | Zombie Education Alliance

The Austrian Alps are besieged with the living dead in this snowy zomcom without the lederhosen Watch out where the Huskies go and don’t you eat that green snow! Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies review (2017, Austria) by TS Alan On the last day of the ski season, Alpine resort owner Franz (Karl Fischer) is demonstrating his new invention that will produce environmentally friendly snow. Unfortunately a miscalculation in the chemical structure leads to the device misfiring, and giving prospective Russian investor Chekov (Kari Rakkola) a face full of contaminated green goo. To get Chekov back on his feet, and ...

Read More »

Theatre Of The Dead Review

Theatre of the Dead Review | Zombie Education Alliance

An Australian horror film starring a lot of young actors who play young performers trapped inside a theater besieged by zombies. A plot taken from the UK’s Dead Set (2008) and set in an Australia theater Theatre of the Dead review (2013, Australia) by TS Alan Locked away in their theatre, the cast and crew of “Angels In Hell” are forced by an overbearing director to spend hours in rehearsal, unaware that a viral outbreak is changing the residents of their town into zombies. Eventually discovering that they are surrounded by the living dead outside, and with limited resources, they ...

Read More »

Night Of Something Strange Review

Night of Something Strange Review | Zombie Education Alliance

She Kills creator Ron Bonk returns with another 80s Grindhouse style schlock horror film with “Night Of Something Strange” However, Bigger Budget Doesn’t Mean Better Night of Something Strange review (2016, USA) by TS Alan Five teenage friends set out for the beach on their Spring Break vacation. Good times are cut short when one of the group, Carrie, contracts a deadly sexual transmitted disease during a bathroom stop. When they stop for the night at an isolated motel, the real terror begins when the STD virus starts running rampant, turning those infected into the living dead. However, there’s more ...

Read More »

Officer Downe Review

Zombie Education Alliance | Officer Downe Review

Joe Casey’s graphic novel “Officer Downe” gets a film adaptation directed by Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Officer Downe pits the LAPD’s ultimate weapon against a slew of super villains. Officer Downe review by TS Alan (2016, USA) Adapted from the “one-shot” graphic novel, Officer Downe (portrayed by Sons of Anarchy actor Kim Coates) takes you into a hyper-real Los Angeles for the story of an obsessed, LA policeman who is repeatedly resurrected and returned to active duty via telekinetic energy technology. When a rookie officer named Gable (Tyler Ross) is recruited as part of Downe’s back up team, he discovers there’s ...

Read More »

Phantasm Ravager review: Final Tale of the Tall Man

Phantasm Ravager Review | Zombie Education Alliance

Phantasm Ravager pits Reggie against the Tall Man in a final showdown to the franchise Angus Scrimm returns as the Tall Man in his final performance prior to his death Phantasm Ravager review by TS Alan (2016, USA) The Phantasm franchise is like no other supernatural horror film series. The original Phantasm (1979) was made on a shoestring budget by a young and ambitious director/writer named Don Coscarelli. It was imaginative for its nightmarish storytelling and its imagery. It may have been a crude indie film, but viewers embraced it because it was unique. Coscarelli’s hard work and creativity paid ...

Read More »

Range 15 review

Range 15 review Zombie Education Alliance

Street Justice Films declares war on the living dead in their military zombedy Range 15. Range 15 shoots for a hit, but misses widely. by TS Alan (2016, USA) A group of veterans wake up in jail after a night of partying and stupidity to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States, which to them is a Godsend for it gives them a new purpose in life—killing zombies and the occasional living. Together, they set out to get to a military safe haven before it’s too late. Along the way they discover they have a ...

Read More »

Re-Kill review

Re-Kill review by TS Alan | Zombie Education Alliance

Re-Kill follows the exploits of Division-R’s Team 8, but will you? Zombie reality television from the Outbreak News Channel, commercials included. by TS Alan (2015, USA) Plot: It’s been five years since a zombie outbreak decimated 85% of the world’s population. Most major cities are still uninhabitable and though the war against the Re-Animates (Re-Ans) was won, they haven’t been eliminated. That’s why there’s R-Division, a nation wide military style police force that specializes in eliminating any Re-An threat to prevent a second outbreak. Review: “R-Division: Frontline” is the number one television show, broadcast on the Outbreak News Channel. The ...

Read More »